The table below looks at the statistics for GGSN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GGSN over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
Rank 411 395 428
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +33
Permanent jobs citing GGSN 19 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.074% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 14
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £44,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +5.26%
GGSN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4467 4213 5219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.86% 20.82% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3412 3314 4341
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GGSN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GGSN across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GGSN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GGSN
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GGSN across the South East region.

GGSN Salary Trend in the South East

GGSN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GGSN within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire 0 19 £46,500 +5.68%
GGSN
England

GGSN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing GGSN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GGSN.

1 25 (80.65%) Telecoms
1 25 (80.65%) SGSN
2 18 (58.06%) GPRS
3 17 (54.84%) 3GPP
4 15 (48.39%) WCDMA
5 14 (45.16%) Wireless
6 13 (41.94%) GSM
7 11 (35.48%) 3G
7 11 (35.48%) SIGTRAN
7 11 (35.48%) LTE
7 11 (35.48%) Huawei
8 10 (32.26%) MGW
8 10 (32.26%) UMTS
8 10 (32.26%) UNIX
9 9 (29.03%) Windows
9 9 (29.03%) Sybase
10 8 (25.81%) Ericsson
11 7 (22.58%) SS7
11 7 (22.58%) Firewall
11 7 (22.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 6 (19.35%) Marketing
12 6 (19.35%) 2G
12 6 (19.35%) Internet
12 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
13 5 (16.13%) VPN
13 5 (16.13%) Broadband
13 5 (16.13%) Linux
13 5 (16.13%) C
13 5 (16.13%) Validation
13 5 (16.13%) Smartphone

GGSN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing GGSN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GGSN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) SGSN
2 18 (58.06%) GPRS
3 17 (54.84%) 3GPP
4 15 (48.39%) WCDMA
5 14 (45.16%) Wireless
6 13 (41.94%) GSM
7 11 (35.48%) 3G
7 11 (35.48%) SIGTRAN
7 11 (35.48%) LTE
8 10 (32.26%) MGW
8 10 (32.26%) UMTS
9 7 (22.58%) SS7
9 7 (22.58%) Firewall
10 6 (19.35%) 2G
10 6 (19.35%) Internet
11 5 (16.13%) VPN
11 5 (16.13%) Broadband
11 5 (16.13%) VLAN
12 4 (12.90%) 2.5G
12 4 (12.90%) DMZ
General
1 25 (80.65%) Telecoms
2 6 (19.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Design Engineer
1 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Design Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Support
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Core Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Network Support
6 1 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Director
6 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XMPP
2 1 (3.23%) MAPI
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) UNIX
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows NT
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Validation
2 4 (12.90%) Network Architecture
2 4 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (12.90%) Security Management
2 4 (12.90%) Information Security
2 4 (12.90%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.45%) Network Design
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.23%) WFM
4 1 (3.23%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Stress Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) C
2 4 (12.90%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
3 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Huawei
2 9 (29.03%) Sybase
3 8 (25.81%) Ericsson
4 7 (22.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.45%) Panasonic
6 2 (6.45%) Mitel
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (3.23%) Empirix
7 1 (3.23%) Nokia
7 1 (3.23%) Siemens